Here’s how to turn on Footsteps on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and more.

Fortnite is one of the most popular games in the world and millions of players are in the game at any time. With such a wide playerbase it also becomes essential to ensure the game is accessible to everyone. The developer has instilled a slew of features in the game that make the game playable for every player. One of them is the ability to ‘turn on Footsteps’. Here’s how to turn on Footsteps in Fortnite. 

How to turn on Footsteps in Fortnite?

Here are a few quick steps to follow to turn on Footsteps in Fortnite. 

  1. Launch Fortnite
  2. Click on the Settings Icon
  3. Go to the ‘Audio’ tab
  4. Scroll down to the ‘Visualize Sound effects’ (usually under Sound section - under Subtitles)
  5. Toggle on the 'Visualize Sound Effects' Option

That's it, these simple steps will ensure you have the option turned on. It can be quite liberating to use this option if you are hard of hearing, but it can also be useful in certain difficult situations in game.

What are Footsteps in Fortnite?

You can visually see Footsteps in Fortnite if you tweak the above setting. Visualizing footsteps enables players with accessibility needs to enjoy the game without relying only on audio cues. 

Turning on Footsteps in Fortnite helps you not only to see other players moving around you, but also helps you in locating nearby chests, gliders, and more. Players also use this feature in difficult-to-navigate terrains as the visual footsteps help them locate the route out of the difficult terrain.

Players should use this only if they have a genuine need. The visual cues might become distracting for players who are not used to them in their game. In difficult-to-navigate terrains, it can be quite useful. On the other hand, it is a genuinely useful feature for players who are hard of hearing, it can still allow them to play the game without much difficulty. 

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2 will come to an end later this month. As players keenly await the release of Season 3, and players expect the game to move in the Mediterranean direction it has been going on for some time. However, there have not been many leaks and information about the next season, only time will tell what Epic Games will give us. 

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